The death penalty: what's keeping it alive

Preface -- Acknowledgments -- The death penalty yesterday and today -- Moral and religious underpinnings of the death penalty -- The media as a messenger of death -- The death penalty as a political tool -- The failure and fate of capital punishment -- Appendix A: Historical timeline of the death pe...

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Main Author: Lyon, Andrea D. (Author)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Lanham [u.a.] Rowman & Littlefield 2015
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Summary:Preface -- Acknowledgments -- The death penalty yesterday and today -- Moral and religious underpinnings of the death penalty -- The media as a messenger of death -- The death penalty as a political tool -- The failure and fate of capital punishment -- Appendix A: Historical timeline of the death penalty -- Appendix B: Countries with and without the death penalty -- Appendix C: States with and without the death penalty -- Index
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:XIII, 162 S. graph. Darst., Kt.
ISBN:9781442232679